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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:  Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her  mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attac on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attac on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:  Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her  mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attac on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attac on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:  Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her  mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attac on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attac on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II  meets medical staff during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II meets medical staff during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Amy Barlow, 12, from Rawtenstall, Lancashire, her mother, Kathy, and dad, Grant, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Amy Barlow, 12, from Rawtenstall, Lancashire, her mother, Kathy, and dad, Grant, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: escorted by Kathy Cowell (right) Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, Queen Elizabeth II visits the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital  on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: escorted by Kathy Cowell (right) Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, Queen Elizabeth II visits the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II escorted by Kathy Cowell (R) Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II escorted by Kathy Cowell (R) Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Escorted by Kathy Cowell (left) Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, Queen Elizabeth II visits on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Escorted by Kathy Cowell (left) Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, Queen Elizabeth II visits on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II meets medical staff during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England.  Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Queen Elizabeth II meets medical staff during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2R) is escorted by Kathy Cowell (R), Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, as she meets staff on a visit the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester, northwest England, on May 25, 2017 to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Peter ByrnePETER BYRNE/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (2R) is escorted by Kathy Cowell (R), Chairman of the Central Manchester University Hospital, as she meets staff on a visit the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester, northwest England, on May 25, 2017 to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Peter ByrnePETER BYRNE/AFP/Getty Images

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C) speaks with staff as she visits the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester, northwest England, on May 25, 2017 to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Peter ByrnePETER BYRNE/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C) speaks with staff as she visits the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester, northwest England, on May 25, 2017 to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Peter ByrnePETER BYRNE/AFP/Getty Images

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Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her  mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate,  and her dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, and her dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, her mother, Marie, and dad, David, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, her mother, Marie, and dad, David, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C) speaks with staff as she visits the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester, northwest England, on May 25, 2017 to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Peter ByrnePETER BYRNE/AFP/Getty Images

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (C) speaks with staff as she visits the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester, northwest England, on May 25, 2017 to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Peter ByrnePETER BYRNE/AFP/Getty Images

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Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her  mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Evie Mills, 14, from Harrogate, her mother, Karen and dad, Craig, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday May 25, 2017. See PA story POLICE Explosion. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 25:Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Millie Robson, 15, from Co Durham, and her mother, Marie, during a visit to the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims of the terror attack on May 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. Queen Elizabeth visited the hospital to meet victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and to thank members of staff who treated them. (Photo by Peter Byrne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The Queen has arrived at a hospital where medics battled to save the lives of children caught up in the Manchester Arena suicide bomb.

She met victims at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, and staff who worked tirelessly through the night in the aftermath of Monday's atrocity.

Twelve children under the age of 16 - among the 64 casualties - were taken to the hospital by ambulance following the terror attack. 

Prime Minister Theresa May visited the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.

The Queen condemned the "wicked" attack during her visit.

She met scores of staff who had worked through the night, shaking hands and sharing words with many, before visiting a ward where four young girls who were injured in the concert blast are recovering.

The Queen told victim Evie Mills, 14, and her parents: "It's dreadful. Very wicked. To target that sort of thing."

Millie Robson, 15, was wearing an Ariana Grande T-shirt as she met and shared words with the royal visitor.

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